16.20 - Phases of a Constant Mode Table Function - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL External Routine Programming

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
16.20
Release Date
April 2020
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1147-162K
Language
English (United States)

Teradata Database invokes a constant mode table function repeatedly, allowing the function to pass through different phases where it can perform initialization, connect to external objects, build output rows, close open connections, and clean up. The function uses the FNC_GetPhase library function to determine the phase in which it was called and what action to take.

Here are the phases that the function passes through:


Phases of a constant mode table function

For more information on implementing each phase of a constant mode table function, see Implementation Guidelines.